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Magical gem: Aphrodite anadyomene, two animal-headed figures, mummy, lion (A) Greek inscription (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1742
ID-Number:
DE-Hamburg-Skoluda_ M070
Collection:
DE_Hamburg, Skoluda Collection
Inventory:
M070
References:
Michel 2001, no. 134; Michel, DMG, no. 4.1.d_2
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
24.5 x 16.9 x 6 mm
Dating:
2nd–3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
animal: lion; stars (3); figure, jackal-headed; figure, donkey-headed; clothing: kilt; clothing: mantle; Aphrodite anadyomene; hieroglyph, sa; Osiris; clothing: bandage; crown, unspecified
Logoi:
βακαξιχυχ-logos and variants

A: Aphrodite anadyomene in three-quarter view, wearing himation and wringing her hair. She is standing as if held by a jackal-headed and a donkey-headed figure, both wearing kilt and holding sa-signs in their outer hands. Three eight-pointed stars in the middle. Below their feet, a bandaged, crowned mummy lying with head to left (Osiris). At the bottom, a lion walking to left. Inscription around, beginning on the left: χυχ|βαχυχ|βαχυχ|βαχυχ|βακαξ.
B: Inscribed in seven lines: χυχβα|χυχβακ|αξιχυχβ|αδητο|φοθβα||ινχωω|ωχ → βαχαξιχυχ-logos.

Bibliography
Michel 2001 on CBd-1742

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CBd-1742. The Campbell Bonner Magical Gems Database (2010-), developed at the Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest, editor-in-chief: Á. M. Nagy. Retrieved from: cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/1742 on 03-10-2022.

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Credits From Michel 2001

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